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eastern tennessee. but instead of seeing the serene mountainside -- people feel hot flames and stinging smoke being pushed by strong winds. no name given: "the power went out, so it was very dark. smoke was so thick we couldn't breathe. eyes were stinging, so we just grabbed a blanket and took of running." joyce/evacuee: "we just watched a building go down in flames to the right of us and then we pulled in front of another building that wasn't on fire yet. but the firemen came and got us and i don't know who it was, but i thank him so much." homes and businesses. mayor mike werner/gatlinburg, tn: "personally i think i've lost my house. but you know, things can be rebuilt." chief greg miller/gatlinburg fire dept: "it's difficult to go out into a community and try to protect and serve others when your own property and everything that you've worked for is burning down. that's what these men and women have done for the last 24 hours." as the firefighters fight the flames -- those in shelters wonder -- what the fires will spare. gary
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don't exist anymore. i just close my eyes and have that memory in my heart. pray for us that's the one thing i know will work. god will take care of the rest." i'm mary moloney reporting it's time for your news and weather together. a dane county judge is deciding whether or not wisconsin's election recount will need to be done by hand or not. this comes after green party candidate jill stein paid the 3-point-five million dollar recount fee thi filed a suit-- they want the judge to force a hand-count. some counties had planned to use machines. whichever way the judge rules-- results must be completed by the december 13- th deadline. a bomb threat at lincoln intermediate school leads to an evacuation and the closing of classes for the day. west allis police say the threat was found in the bathroom shortly before noon. students were moved to jordan evangelical lutheran
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parents. all evening events at the school have also been canceled. "fight for 15" rallies taking place around the city and the country today. protestors are calling for the minimum wage to be raised to 15 dollars an hour in what they're calling a "national day of disruption." in milwaukee-- demonstrators marched to city hall-- demanding that the common council and the mayor hear their pleas. meanwhile--- dozens of protesters have already been arrested across the country. with temperatures falling through the 40s this evening. we'll drop into the mid-30s by morning. increasing clouds on wednesday. it will be a cooler day with areas of drizzle/flurries as an area of low pressure moves through. highs in the mid-40s. mostly cloudy and cool to round
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upper 30s to low 40s. cool over the weekend with some sun returning on sunday. highs will warm into the low 40s by sunday afternoon. tonight: mostly clear. low: 36 wind: sw 5-10 mph wednesday:mostly cloudy with areas of drizzle/flurries. high: 44 wind: sw 5-15 mph we now know the name of the driver killed in a crash in mukwonago over the weekend. 48-year-old cheryl krebsbach died after police say she struck a vehicle, streets signs... and a mailbox before eventually hitting a truck head on near county highway i. fox6s madeline anderson has more on what police believe may have contributed to her erratic driving.
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into the tree over there. michelle noble was inside her house on sandy beach road around 5 o'clock saturday evening... when a car plowed through her front yard. normally my boyfriend would be coming home from work or i might be going somewhere. so we were just glad that nobody was coming or going from here when she came through. mukwonago police say the driver... 48- year-old cheryl krebsbach... struck noble's mailbox... these two street signs... and this pine tree before hitting a truck head on. actually happened down there. krebsbach was pronounced dead at the scene. upon interviewing witnesses... officers soon learned the trail of damage extended over a mile away. the chief says krebsbach hit a vehicle earlier at county highways i and j... then continued driving north on i... where she struck two signs outside phantom ranch bible camp. at this point in time, there could have been several reasons why the crash took place. we are not ruling out any medical conditions and were not ruling out alcohol as
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report will give us that information. noble says she didn't know krebsbach personally... but says she lived just a couple blocks away. the loss... impacting many of her friends and neighbors. its tragic. its a horrible thing that happened. police say three people were in the truck that was hit... two adults and a five year old girl. they did sustain injuries but they're expected to be ok. lebron james and the nba champion cleveland cavaliers are in town to play the bucks. brandon cruz has a up. speaking of superstars, aaron rodgers was sensational in last night's packers win in philly. but was a "conspiracy" involving the star quarterback? pip has ya
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we're local, we care, we're person to person. introducing the reuben from subway a sandwich as full of intrigue as it is flavor. some say it was invented by deli owner arnold reuben. others, by reuben kulakofsky during a poker game. and some insist it was hollywood starlet marjorie rambeau in a fit of crazed hunger. seriously. the reuben's past may be debatable, but its great taste is not. stacked with lean corned beef, bavarian-style sauerkraut, swiss cheese, and thousand island dressing on new baked rye bread. we don't know where it came from, but we know where you can
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ahead at six. after cyber monday -- comes "giving tuesday." "its not just about getting its about giving as well." so, while you're out shopping this weekend you're encouraged to give a little back. "we give children the opportunities to have a christmas that otherwise wouldnt " the ongoing effort to brighten up the holidays -- coming up new tonight at six. the packers 27-13 win in philadelphia monday night saved the season--at least for now. but there's a long way to go to keep the 7 game playoff streak alive. the resurgent rodgers was the first to throw for 300 yards against the eagles. he's done that the past 3 games--for the 5th time in his illustrious career. number 12 was serious when he said he felt green bay could run the table. and serious about why he went into the
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packers assistant james franklin's penn state nittany lions on fox--with the big ten championship at stake! coverage from indianapolis kicks off saturday evening a 6. brandon cruz'll be with the team; his reports start thursday night here on fox 6. the brewers will try to trade chris carter..the national league leader with 41 homers..in favor of free agent signee eric thames. after 3 seasons in korea-where he achieved legendary status-thames gets 3 years and 16 million dollars,.
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oh by the way on this busy day-lebron james and the cleveland cavaliers
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wisconsin's largest health care system -- say it is increasing prices by 4-and-a-half-percent at its hospitals. the increase will take effect january first -- and is slightly less than aurora's price increases the last two years. aurora executives say the increase is one way to address continuing high levels of bad debt -- charity -- and uncompensated care and medicaid services. the holiday season is off to a profitable start for kohl's --
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leading into the black friday weekend. the company set a record for single- day online sales on thanksgiving day... and that was before yesterday's cyber monday deals. kohl's says it plans it will release details on those sales soon. for more information on this and other stories in the business journal, we have link to their site on ours, fox6now.com. it's time for your news and weather together. the driver in the chattanooga, tennessee school bus crash that killed six children last week appearing in court today... johnthony well as charges of reckless endangerment and reckless driving. records show parents, students and school officials had expressed concerns about walker's speeding in the weeks before the crash... the crash was the second time in two months that walker was involved in an accident while driving a bus. ohio state university says it will hold a vigil on campus after a car-and-knife attack on campus injures 11 people. tonight's event will happen at the
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arena. classes resuming today after yesterday's attack... authorities say they're investigating whether it was a terrorist attack. a happy ending in the case of a couple who went missing over the weekend in california. susan and rory holloter went missing sunday after telling their son they were stuck in the snow... officials say the two were found alive monday in their stuck vehicle -- and both are in good condition. toss to weather weather mostly clear tonight with temperatures falling through the 40s this evening. we'll drop into the mid-30s by morning.
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areas of drizzle/flurries as an area of low pressure moves through. highs in the mid-40s. mostly cloudy and cool to round out the week with highs in the upper 30s to low 40s. cool over the weekend with some sun returning on sunday. highs will warm into the low 40s by sunday afternoon. tonight: mostly clear. low: 36 wind: sw 5-10 mph areas of drizzle/flurries. high: 44 wind: sw 5-15 mph thursday: mostly cloudy. am low: 37 high: 42 wind: wnw 5-10 mph friday: mostly cloudy. am low: 32 high: 38 wind: wnw 5-10 mph saturday: mostly cloudy. am low: 27 high: 39 wind: wnw 5-10 mph
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wind: sw 5-15 mph monday: mostly cloudy with a chance for rain showers at night. am low: 32 high: 45
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a woman in texas is taken into custody at houston's george bush intercontinental airport... when you see the video you'll understand why-- she managed to open a plane's and then jumped from the still taxiing aircraft ... into a restricted area. video and pics of the open hatch and stunned passengers on the plane were shared online. the woman has since been treated for injuries and released by authorities. it's not clear why she jumped out of the plane -- but the woman will reportedly not face any charges. a dozen troubled sea turtles rescued in cape cod are now in south carolina being nursed back to health. the
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stunned" in frigid waters. it's a condition similar to hypothermia. they're now being care for by biologists at south carolina's aquarium in charleston... the turtles will stay at the hospital until they are 100-percent healthy. treatment could last a few months or even up to a year -- depending on the turtles' recovery. in arizona... you can actually dine inside a gingerbread house... the head pastry chef and his team at the ritz-carlton in marana built this in tiles of baked gingerbread. the house even has a working fireplace.... it's available for dinner reservations for parties of up to six people. hamilton breaks a record... and amber heard is not sticking to her word...
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broke a big sales record... thanksgiving week is normally a huge week for broadway... but hamilton generated three- point-three million dollars in just eight shows-- setting a new record according to the new york times. "wicked" previously held the record. "it's such a shame our friendship had plans are underway to celebrate prince. the late artist will be honored during a four-day festival at his paisley park home. the event will take place april 20th to the 23rd. general admission tickets cost about 500 dollars...and you aren't allowed to take any pictures or videos. amber heard hasn't handed over the $7 million dollars she promised to children's hospital and a-c-l-u charities last august. the actress struck
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cash as part of her divorce agreement with johnny depp... but according to t-m-z, the settlement has stalled and neither organization has seen a dime. that's the buzz. the packers getting into the holiday spirit.... the christmas tree that will sit in the atrium of lambeau field....has been chosen! and the tree didn't have to travel very far to get there. ahead at six. after cyber monday -- comes "giving tuesday." "its not just ab well." so, while you're out shopping this weekend you're encouraged to give a little back. "we give children the opportunities to have a christmas that otherwise wouldnt " the ongoing effort to brighten up the holidays -- coming up new
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christmas tree for lambeau... and they didn't have to go very far to find it. the thirty-five foot tall spruce tree was taken from a green bay family's yard. the 30-year-old tree was cut down and taken to lambeau field yesterday. the owner of the tree says he's hoping the tree will bring some good luck to the packers... "we're calling it the rally tree so hopefully we can get some wins out of it." more than 10-thousand lights and decorations. it will be in the front of the lambeau field atrium. open now at six... the fee is paid.. and now, wisconsin will officially begin a presidential election recount. green party candidate jill stein
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the cash to foot the bill for it. now the big issue: is it a machine recount... or a hand recount? political reporter theo keith joins us live in madison where that issue is before a judge..
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rc to sound : "hadn't tested wisconsin machines" "i am not confident that a re-run through the machines will be accurate." butted with "you're not aware of any malware currently on a wisconsin tabulation machine?...i don't know of any malware presently on those machines but the evidence of the malware would come from inspecting the paper

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